Lori L. Cherup, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care

Phone: (412) 220-8181 | Toll Free: (877) 441-0639

Dr. Cherup's Blog

Overcoming the Fear of Pain in Plastic Surgery

One of the perceived deterrents to patients seeking plastic surgery is the fear of pain after a plastic surgery procedure. Realistically, why would anyone choose to have pain when the surgery causing the pain is not medically necessary? Instead of looking at the situation as producing pain, I encourage patients to regard the situation as a temporary… Continue Reading →

Causes of Unnatural Plastic Surgery Results

Why do most people shy away from plastic surgery? For some people, they are afraid of pain or  they can’t take time off work. Most commonly I hear that they are afraid of an unnatural-looking plastic surgery result. Causes of Unnatural Plastic Surgery Results 1. Scars put in unnatural places. Facial scars must be hidden… Continue Reading →

SkinCeutical MicroPeels are Just What the Aesthetician Ordered

SkinCeutical micropeels can benefit any type of skin. The micropeel is excellent for a variety of conditions, including aging skin, environmentally damaged skin, skin with acne and sensitive skin. Among the many benefits of SkinCeutical micropeels are that they can: Reduce sebum production Decrease comedones and refine the appearance of pore size Improve skin texture and… Continue Reading →

The Doctor is Sick but her Patients will not Suffer

A lot of people have asked me why I haven’t been able to blog about anything lately. That is because my personal problems far outweighed my patient-generated ones. My father was a family physician and my original inspiration for going into medicine. He developed dementia over the past 3 years and his slow decline necessitated… Continue Reading →

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Dr. Cherup is the medical director for Invisible Ink
Laser Tattoo Removal

Unlike older lasers which deliver heat to the pigment and surrounding tissue, the newly FDA approved PicoSure laser uses PressureWave Technology to shatter the ink into tiny particles that are easily eliminated by the body. The result is clearer skin after fewer treatments without injuring the surrounding skin. It also allows for the removal of stubborn blue and green inks as well as previously-treated, difficult tattoos.

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Testimonial 1"I have had both tummy tuck and a back lift surgeries at Radiance. The outomces far surpassed even the most imaginative dreams. I couldn't be more thrilled!...

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Testimonial 1"I love the staff and Dr. Cherup. I would never go anywhere else. The only issue that I had was I wrote the check for my upcoming procedure and asked if it was possible...

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